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Regular Meeting of the
Board of Education of the County of Roane

May 14, 2020

6:00 pm @ Roane County Schools Central Office, Spencer, WV

This agenda is available to the public upon request at any time during regular business hours preceding the upcoming Roane County Board of Education meeting. Public participation and attendance are welcomed and encouraged. This meeting is a meeting of the Board of Education in public for the purpose of conducting the County School System's business and is not to be considered a public community meeting. There is a time for public participation during the meeting as indicated in agenda item, "Presentations." Speakers are asked to express themselves in a civil manner, with due respect for the dignity and privacy of others who may be affected by your comments. While it is not our intent to stifle public comment, speakers should be aware that if your statements violate the rights of others under the law of defamation or invasion of privacy, you may be held legally responsible. If you are unsure of the legal ramifications of what you are about to say, we urge you to consult first with your legal advisor. The Board reserves the right to amend this agenda with emergency personnel/financial matters which may arise after publication.

  1. This meeting was held virtually / telephonically. The public could join by calling 1-304-553-7794 and entering the provided conference ID or by joining on Microsoft Teams using the provided link.
  2. Presentations
    1. Positively Charged
    2. Public Participation
    3. Student Achievement
  3. New Business for Consideration and Potential Action
    1. Update on BOE operations during statewide school closure due to COVID-19 outbreak
    2. Annual update on Prevention Resource Officer and School Resource Officer Program
    3. Annual update on School-based Probation Officer Program
    4. Approval of bid related to bond construction program
      1. Paving and other site improvements at Spencer Elementary School - Kelly Paving, Inc. with base bid of $201,665 (no alternates were available on this project)
    5. Personnel hearings related to non-renewal of probationary contracts as requested
      1. Terry Flinchem, Custodian III
      2. Adam Short, Counselor
  4. Consent Agenda - (Action)Motion by _____________________ and seconded by _____________________ to approve the following consent agenda, as recommended by Richard Duncan, Superintendent.
    1. Approval of minutes of statutory board meeting on April 21, 2020
    2. Financial
      1. Transfers/supplements to the budget
      2. Payments of bills as submitted; pre-approval to release checks not to exceed $20,000 prior to the next board meeting
      3. Financial Reports
      4. Approval of FY19 Financial Audit
    3. Policies
    4. Contract(s) / Agreement(s) / Bid(s)
      1. Agreement with Roane County Sheriff for School Resource Officer Program for 2020-21 (renewal)
      2. Agreement with Roane County Sheriff for Prevention Resource Officer Program for 2020-21 (new grant)
      3. Agreement with Wirt County Schools to provide child nutrition administrative service (renewal)
      4. Agreement with Jackson County Schools to provide bus operator training (continuing agreement)
      5. Agreement with Jackson County Schools to receive bus operator training (continuing agreement)
      6. Agreement with Calhoun County Schools for technology support services (continuing agreement)
      7. Agreement with West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals for school-based probation officer (renewal)
      8. Appointment of DLM Decisions as Clerk-of-the-Works for Summer 2020 Bond Construction Projects
      9. AIA B221 - Service Order with Thrasher Group for Paving and Lighting Improvements
    5. Fieldtrip(s)
    6. Volunteer(s)
    7. Student Transfer(s)
  5. Personnel Consent Agenda - (Action)Motion by _____________________ and seconded by _____________________ to approve the following personnel items as recommended by Richard Duncan, Superintendent.
    1. Resignation(s)
      1. Gray, John - Assistant Coach, Football (Roane County High School), effective May 7, 2020
      2. Hayes, Matthew - Social Media Coordinator (Roane County High School), effective June 30, 2020
      3. Hayes, Matthew - Robotics Sponsor (Roane County High School), effective June 30, 2020
    2. Retirement(s)
      1. Funk, Donna - Cook II (Spencer Middle School), effective June 30, 2020
    3. Employment(s)
      1. Babu, Revington - Teacher / Math (Roane County High School), effective August 10, 2020
      2. Sinclair, Meghan - Teacher / 6th Grade (Geary Elementary / Middle School), effective August 10, 2020
      3. Saunders, Alexis - Teacher / Career Literacy (Spencer Middle School), effective August 10, 2020, pending CIB clearance
      4. DeWees, Robert - Teacher / Science (Spencer Middle School), effective August 10, 2020, pending CIB clearance
    4. Transfer(s)
      1. Hall, Dixie - Administrative Transfer (RCS - Itinerant) to Aide (Spencer Elementary School), effective July 1, 2020
      2. Williams, Ashley - Teacher / 1st Grade (Spencer Elementary School) to Teacher / Career Literacy (Spencer Middle School), effective July 1, 2020
      3. Heis, Rachael - Teacher / Music (Spencer Elementary School) to Teacher / Career Literacy (Spencer Middle School), effective July 1, 2020
  6. Reports of Committees
    1. Roane Jackson Technical Center Administrative Council (5/7/2020)
  7. Superintendent's Remarks
  8. Adjournment
    1. Adjourn until the regular meeting on Thursday, May 28, 2020, at a time and place to be determined.